The MTN FA cup round of 16 live draw was held at the M-Plaza Hotel on Wednesday afternoon with nine premier league clubs and seven division one clubs reaching this far.
Defending champions Bechem United will continue their title defence with a tough draw away to fellow premier league campaigners Berekum Chelsea at the Golden City Park. In the same zone one, it will be an all Division One affair as Nea Salamina FC will play host to Steadfast FC whilst reigning premier league champions Wa All Stars visit FC Samatex 1996 in the same at Samaboe zone.
Elsewhere eight time FA Cup championa Asante Kotoko will engage lower division side Wassaman United at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. The zone 2 will also see two time winners Medeama SC host Elmina Sharks at the Tarkwa and Aboso Park.
In zone 3, unfancied lower division side Accra Young Wise will welcome giants Accra Hearts of Oak at Kasoa, whilst Amidaus Professionals will lock horns with West Africa Football Academy in Tema. The last game of the round will feature Danbort FC and Liberty Professionals.
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According to the chairman of the FA Cup committee, Mr Kurt Okraku, qualified teams were paired on proximity bases to ease financial constraints on clubs travelling to distance locations.
The round of 16 matches is slated for the 16th of June to the 18th of June.
By Dennis Osei Gyamfi